Friday, August 31, 2012


Well, it's not far down to paradise, at least it's not for me
And if the wind is right you can sail away and find tranquility
Oh, the canvas can do miracles, just you wait and see.
Believe me.

~Christopher Cross

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Graveyards in Genoa

 Genoa from the ship
view from the densely packed cemetery

Taphophile Tragics

Monday, August 27, 2012

coffee shop

when you are in a tourist town, you need to stand out
even if you are the only coffee shop in Tobermory.


Thursday, August 23, 2012

Sunset on Lake Huron

each night, people gather 
by the flagpole in Southampton
to watch the sunset

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Bruce Beef

old road sign taken in Bruce County Museum

current road sign taken on Hwy 21


Tuesday, August 21, 2012


Flowerpot Island is part of Fathom Five National Marine Park
these fantastical rock formations were created by waves pounding at the cracks in the limestone, gradually wearing away the softer lower limestone from the harder dolomite top
there used to be three of these flowerpot shaped sea stacks, but one fell down in 1903

as you come around to the other side 

of the bigger of the flowerpots, 
you can make out a face

Monday, August 20, 2012

play me, I'm yours

street pianos at the Stratford Summer Music Festival

celebrating the 80th anniversary of Glenn Gould's birth

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Distillery District

where you can dine behind these deluxe planters on a patio

signs, signs

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Monday, August 6, 2012

Monday Mural

 click on this link to see the mural being painted by the artist. 
another mural found in Cannes.


Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Christopher Columbus

embodies confusion, conflict and controversy.
here we have what is claimed to be the house 
Christopher Columbus was born in.
though, no one knows if he was even born in Genoa, or when, 
or if his name really was Colon or Colombe.
critics claim this to be one of the 
biggest tourist traps in Genoa. 
(and some random guy who would not move)

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